Turn Your Car into a DeLorean from Back to the Future, or Pump Up the Audio


Vroom, vroom! We've got a list of five automotive deals that will start your engines! Under the hood of this roundup is an Editors' Choice gull wing door conversion kit, a leather steering wheel for under $40, plus a $1,000 Amazon gift card with the purchase of a new Nissan Versa Note.

  1. Gull Wing Door KitAutoLoc Gull Wing Door Conversion Kit
    Store: Summit Racing Equipment
    Price: $382.99 with free shipping
    Lowest By: $376

    Is It Worth It?: Here's an Editors' Choice that'll let you trick you ride straight back to the future a la the glorious DeLorean that Michael J. Fox rode to movie stardom. This kit features power operation and comes with all hardware and instructions necessary for turning your car into a gull-winged beauty. Allow two weeks for shipment. And of course, the flux capacitor is sold separately.

  2. Alpine DVD/CD ReceiverAlpine In-Dash 7" Navigation DVD/CD Car Receiver
    Store: World Wide Stereo
    Price: $499.95 via coupon code "DNEWS10C" with free shipping
    Lowest By: $149
    Expires: October 2

    Is It Worth It?: This Editors' Choice stereo offers the best of many automotive worlds. You can navigate by way of visible and audible directions or play DVDs, for starters. (Note to drivers: Don't try watching the road and DVDs at the same time.) Or, crank up the volume on you favorite music from CDs, iPod, or USB drives. This double-DIN receiver features a 7" touchscreen LCD, 18 watts RMS (50 watts peak) per channel into four channels, built-in navigation with 6,000,000 points of interest, hands-free calling via Bluetooth, voice dial operation, AM/FM radio, CD, CD-R, and CD-RW compatibility (including discs loaded with MP3 and WMA files), USB, and satellite radio ready.

  3. BMW Emblem LightiJDMTOY Hood / Trunk Emblem Background Lighting Kit for BMW
    Store: iJDMTOY Automotive Lighting via newegg
    Price: $14.99 with free shipping
    Lowest By: $1

    Is It Worth It?: If you're lucky or successful enough to own a Beemer, you likely want to show it off. And at $14.99, this may be the least expensive accessory you'll ever buy for your fancy German car. Available in Ultra Blue, this 82mm light fits most 3, 5, and 7 Series, as well as X3, X5, X6, and Z4.

  4. Nissan Versa Note$1,000 Amazon Gift Card
    Store: Amazon
    Price: Free when you purchase a 2014 Nissan Versa Note
    Lowest By: $1,000

    Is It Worth It?: Amazon is offering car buyers a $1,000 gift card just for purchasing a 2014 Nissan Versa Note, which has a $13,990 starting price. The the compact economy Versa Note is a best-in-class vehicle for rear leg room and interior volume. Plus, it gets up to 40 MPG on the highway and comes in eight colors, including Metallic Peacock (pictured).

    You must contact a dealer via the form on Amazon's site before making your purchase, and you will need to verify your purchase to claim your card. This offer expires after 100 redemptions.

  5. leather steering wheelMillennium Evo 13" Leather Steering Wheel
    Store: K2 Motor
    Price: $38.95 with free shipping
    Lowest By: $43

    Is It Worth It?: Beep, beep! Get behind this week and cruise in style... sans pretentious driving gloves! This universal, leather steering wheel fits all steering columns and includes a horn button.

DealNews Contributing Writer

Lou Carlozo is a DealNews contributing writer. He covers personal finance for Reuters Wealth. Prior to that he was the Managing Editor of WalletPop.com, and a veteran columnist at the Chicago Tribune.
DealNews may be compensated by companies mentioned in this article. Please note that, although prices sometimes fluctuate or expire unexpectedly, all products and deals mentioned in this feature were available at the lowest total price we could find at the time of publication (unless otherwise specified).
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Which one of these gadgets is going to convert the sheet metal body to Stainless Steel?
Greg the Gruesome
A knowledgeable owner of a BMW (one who knows, among other things, the distinction between a Bimmer and a Beemer/Beamer) would never put that... scheiße on his or her vehicle.